Primeur magazine

Edition: flash - Issue: 2017-04-02

Hardware

Mike May interviews in DEIXIS magazine Hal Finkel from Argonne Leadership Computing Facility, Kazutomo Yoshii and Franck Cappello from Argonne’s Mathematics and Computer Science Division about FPGA for HPC developments: "An FPGA apparently produces higher performance at a lower cost than a CPU or GPU. If Finkel and his collaborators can make these chips more user friendly, tomorrow's HPC could leave today's in the dust." Read further...

Applications

A Call for papers has been issued for a "Special Session on High Performance Computing for Application Benchmarking and Optimization" (HPBench 2017). The extended deadline is April 20, 2017. Read further...

Focus on Europe

The Belgian magazine Techpulse has published a White Paper consisting of several articles that were published earlier in the magazine about supercomputers in general and the Flemish supercomputer activities in particular. (In Dutch). Read further...